Stuff Mom Never Told You

Stuff Mom Never Told You Podcast

Join hosts Anney and Samantha to listen to Stuff Mom Never Told You, continuing the conversation of what it is to identify as female through research-based discussion around feminism and how it impacts everyday life. New episodes come out Wednesday and Friday.

Monday Mini: Quarantine Productivity
Anney and Samantha discuss ways to be productive during quarantine, and why it's okay if you're not being as productive as you'd like. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY's Female Firsts Playlist, Episode 8: Wangari Muta Maathai
In honor of women's history month (and more of us staying in), we've compiled a list of pioneering women you should know from around the world, and throughout history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY's Female Firsts Playlist, Episode 5: Huda Shaarawi
In honor of women's history month (and more of us staying in), we've compiled a list of pioneering women you should know from around the world, and throughout history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY's Female Firsts Playlist, Episode 4: Norma Merrick Sklarek
In honor of women's history month (and more of us staying in), we've compiled a list of pioneering women you should know from around the world, and throughout history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY's Female Firsts Playlist, Episode 9: Harriet E. Wilson
In honor of women's history month (and more of us staying in), we've compiled a list of pioneering women you should know from around the world, and throughout history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY's Female Firsts Playlist, Episode 7: Ban Zhao
In honor of women's history month (and more of us staying in), we've compiled a list of pioneering women you should know from around the world, and throughout history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY's Female Firsts Playlist, Episode 3: Gabriela Mistral
In honor of women's history month (and more of us staying in), we've compiled a list of pioneering women you should know from around the world, and throughout history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Sex and Gender Based Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Coco Tang and Kimberly Spray of Global Outreach Doctors join the show to delve into their experience in the Democratic Republic of Congo to assess the fallout and possible sustainable, actionable items we can take to combat sex and gender based violence in that country. Recorded in the before times! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Book Club: Ash
On this episode of book club, Anney ands Samantha discuss Ash, Malinda Lo's LGBTQ+ reimagining of the classic Cinderella fairty tale. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Monday Mini: Relationships During Quarantine
How's Covid-19 impacting relationships? Anney and Samantha chat about divorce rates, birth rates, dating during the age of social-distancing and New York's sex guidelines. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY's Female Firsts Playlist, Episode 2: Lorraine Hansberry
In honor of women's history month (and more of us staying in), we've compiled a list of pioneering women you should know from around the world, and throughout history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Feminist Movie Friday: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
For this edition of Feminist Movie Friday, Anney and Samantha tackle the themes and tropes of their favorite Iranian vampire Western movie, A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Introducing The Women's War, a Brand New iHeartRadio Original Podcast
Hi SMNTY listeners - today we wanted to give you a preview of the newest project from Robert Evans (host of Behind the Bastards and It Could Happen Here and co-host of Worst Year Ever). It's called The Women's War, and you can listen to episode 1 now over in that feed here. And don't forget to subscribe in the new feed so you never miss an episode! These are...not optimistic times for most Americans. Across the world, the dangers of climate change and the terror of creeping authoritarianism present an incre...


Rose Reid and a Tale of Two Women
Rose Reid and her mother Gail of the podcast The Women share the stories and legacies of singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie and Director of UN Women Phumzile Ngcuka Mlambo. Recorded in the before times! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Monday Mini: Covid-19 and Women
In the not-so-mini first episode of our new Monday Mini series, Anney and Samantha talk about Covid-19 and how it might be particularly impacting women. Plus a short bonus interview about Anney's past experiences with quarantining. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY's Female Firsts Playlist, Episode 1: Banking and Ballet
In honor of women's history month (and more of us staying in), we've compiled a list of pioneering women you should know from around the world, and throughout history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Female Firsts: Grace Hopper
The hosts of the podcast The Limit Does Not Exist stop by to talk the many firsts and lasting legacy of Amazing Grace herself, Admiral Grace Hopper. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Dear Young SMNTY: Music, Anger and Confidence
Chelsea Ursin of the podcast Dear Young Rocker opens up about her experiences with being a female musician, anxiety, body image issues, anger, and having compassion for our younger selves. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Updates: March 2020 Edition
Time for another update! On the docket: politics, culture, sports, and personal check-ins. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


A Feminist Look at Refugees at the US Border
Helen Perry, the Executive Director of Global Response Management, joins us to describe the conditions of the refugees waiting at the US border in Matamoros, Mexico, how it specifically impacts women, and what we can do about it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: The Ghost of Phyllis Schlafly
Conservative Phyllis Schlafly is best known as the anti-feminist who stopped the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, but her political legacy goes much deeper than championing housewifery. With the ERA back in the news, check on this classic where Cristen and Caroline discuss the rise of the woman who paved the way for Donald Trump and the alt-right political movement. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Finding Our Voices with Samara Bay
Dialect coach and host of the podcast of Permission to Speak Samara Bay shares her insights around language, policing women's vocal patterns and how to trust your voice. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Comedy and Activism with Chanel Ali
SMNTY sits down with comedian Chanel Ali to discuss women, comedy, and advocacy. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: NASA's Hidden Computer Women
When NASA was formed in 1958, its prized pool of all-female "computers" desegregated. Until then, mathematicians of color -- including Presidential of Freedom recipient Katherine Johnson -- worked, ate and used the restroom in a separate facilities. Cristen and Caroline shed overdue light on Johnson and her brilliant West Computer teammates who helped launch America into space. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Female Firsts: Harriet E. Wilson
Time for another edition of Female Firsts! Yves joins us once again to share the story of Harriet E. Wilson, author of the first known book by an African-American published in English in the United States. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Book Club: Unladylike
For our inaugural SMNTY feminist book club, we're digging into "Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space" with the authors, Cristen and Caroline! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Book Club: Unladylike
For our inaugural SMNTY feminist book club, we're digging into "Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space" with the authors, Cristen and Caroline! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Interviews Georgia State Representative Park Cannon
Anney and Samantha sit down with Georgia State Representative Park Cannon to discuss intersectional politics, bills in progress, and running for office. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: The Queer Saint Who Invented Intersectionality
Pauli Murray is greatest intersectional trailblazer - and saint - you've never heard of. In this classic, Cristen and Caroline marvel at the life, love and genius of this queer, African-American civil rights lawyer decades ahead of her time who legally shaped the civil rights and feminist movements and earned an historic Episcopal priesthood. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Feminist Movie Friday: Mulan
In this edition of Feminist Movie Friday, Samantha and Anney sit down and discuss the 1998 Disney classic Mulan. We promise we kept the singing to a minimum. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

A Salty SMNTY Valentine's
Whether you celebrate Galentine's Day, Valentine's Day, Singles Awareness Day, or none of the above, Anney and Samantha have you covered with a chocolate box of history, traditions and Vinegar Valentine's. Will you be our Galentine? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Feminist Transphobia
Trans-exclusionary radical feminists," or TERFs, is considered a slur. Yet, some radical feminists who define womanhood through biology rather than gender identity exist. In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline explore how this transphobia has impacted feminism, women's colleges and public perceptions of what radical feminism means. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Woman of the House
Does the emerging post-industrial economy favor women? What does the future hold for women in terms of education, jobs, and domestic decisions, and where does it leave men? Anney and Samantha attempt to untangle these complex questions and their global implications. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Women in Comics, Part 2
When the Underground Comix Revolution happened in the 1960s, women still weren't welcome in comics circles, but it didn't stop them from making their art and telling their unique stories. In the second half of a two-part podcast, Cristen and Caroline trace the rise of women like Lynda Barry and Alison Bechdel in indie comics to the current clamor for more women in today's mainstream comic book industry. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


The Birds of Prey
In conjunction with the release of the movie, Anney and Samantha flip through the pages of the Birds of Prey comics, digging into past portrayals of Batgirl, Oracle, Black Canary, Huntress, special guest Harley Quinn, and others. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

A SMNTY Roundup: 2020 Edition #1
SMNTY circles up some news stories, from the ERA to the Oscars, and takes a look at how 2020 is going so far. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Female Firsts: Wangari Muta Maathai
Friend of the show Yves drops by to share the story of Nobel Peace Prize winner and founder of the Green Belt Movement Wangari Muta Maathai. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Women in Comics, Part 1
In 1896, Truth magazine published the first comic strip drawn by a woman. In the first half of a two-part podcast, Cristen and Caroline trace the early history of women in comics from the origin of the newspaper comic strip to the Golden Age of Comic Books. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The Female Revengers: Part 2
The female revenge movies strike back! In part two of our look in women and revenge, we look into our more modern genre of female vengeance. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Late Night TV - No Girls Allowed?
Following up on our women in game shows episode, here's a classic about the women (and lack thereof) of late night. Is late night television resistant to women hosts and writers? Cristen and Caroline explore the past and present of late night TV to answer a question critics and viewers alike have been asking increasingly in recent years: where are the women? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Feminist Movie Friday: First Wives Club
To continue the conversation around women, vengeance and justice, Anney and Samantha delve into the 1996 comedy First Wives Club and all of its 90s glory. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The Female Revengers: Part 1
In part one of this deep dive on female revenge, Anney and Samantha dig into the science behind revenge and discuss famous historical examples of women getting their revenge. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Do Women Run Twitter?
Time for another classic! To mark the anniversary of the first-ever tweet in March 2006, Cristen and Caroline take a look at how women use Twitter in greater numbers than men -- except when it comes to running the powerful social media enterprise. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


The Importance of Pronouns
At the end of 2019, 'they' as a singular pronoun was named as the word of the year and the decade by multiple institutions. Learn more about the past, present and future of gender neutral non-binary pronouns around the world. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Introducing Dear Young Rocker, A New Podcast from DISGRACELAND Creator Jake Brennan
Remember how the fourteen-year-old version of yourself felt? The awkwardness? The insecurity? The weirdo in you, fiercely independent but longing to connect. With someone. With anyone. Dear Young Rocker is a raw, music-oriented coming of age story hosted by Chelsea Ursin and executive produced by Jake Brennan, host and creator of DISGRACELAND. This podcast memoir is all about finding a home in rock music and learning to flourish in your own weird way. Season one features twelve episodes, with new episodes r...

Women in Game Shows: G.O.A.T. Edition
Want to know more about women in the world of game shows, from hosts to contestants to models? Then come on down!! Prizes include trivia knowledge to annoy your friends. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Free the Nipple!
Why are women on social media intentionally letting their nips slip? In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline discuss the history and celebrity-fueled rise of the Free the Nipple movement and what bare nipples have to do with gender equality. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Cancel Culture
Is it time for a #CancelCultureIsOverParty? Or is the concern around cancel culture overblown? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The Influence of Social Media Influencers
The good, the bad, and the ugly of social media influencers, instafame, and what it has to do with feminism. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Is dieting antifeminist?
In this classic episode, we look back to Kjiersten Gruys, who went a year without looking in a mirror to readjust how she looks at her body. So how does losing weight for health compare to losing weight to meet beauty standards? Is intentional weight loss a feminist choice or feminist fail? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The Feminism of Finances
How does knowledge around finances empower women, and how does it relate to feminism? Financial coach Caroline Snyder joins us for a conversation all about women and money. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Hello 2020s!
Goodbye 2010s, hello 2020s! Anney and Samantha discuss what the next decade might hold for feminism, for the show, and for ourselves, and make a few bold predictions along the way. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Why are humans helpful?
Are men or women more cooperative? In this classic episode, Caroline and Cristen explore the science of cooperation, including how selfishness evolutionarily bred cooperation. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Female Firsts: Ban Zhao
In the final female firsts of the year, Yves discusses Ban Zhao, China's first female historian. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Goodbye 2010s!
As the decade comes to a close, Anney and Samantha look back on some of the biggest moments for women in the 2010s. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Queering Romantic Comedies
Time for another classic! According to the romantic comedy canon, only straight people fall in love. In the final installment of their rom com podcast series, Cristen and Caroline examine how mainstream titles treat LGBTQ characters and how queer rom coms subvert expected tropes. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Women of Harry Potter
Guest Vanessa Zoltan stops by to discuss the women of the Harry Potter universe, and why examining fictional works through a feminist lens matters. Bonus discussion of Jane Eyre. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Famous Female Food Mascots
Betty Crocker, Aunt Jemima, Mrs. Butterworth - are any of these famous female food mascots based on a real person? What does pancake syrup have to do with it? What's the deal with Mrs. Butterworth and KFC's Colonel Sanders? All these ingredients make up a recipe for a fascinating historical deep dive on the female faces behind some of our most iconic food brands. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Do Sisters Make You Happier?
Multiple studies indicate that people with sisters seem to be happier than people with brothers -- but what does this mean, and could it be true? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: How Much Is Virginity Worth?
What’s the deal with virginity auctions? Why is virginity associated with both sacredness and stigma, especially for women? Is virginity a valueless construct rather than an actual physical state? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The Shame and Blame Game
The definitions of shame and guilt are still the source of much academic debate. In this episode, Anney and Samantha talk gender differences when it comes to shame, blame and guilt and dig into the science of victim-blaming. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Why Are We So Quick to Label Women?
As humans we love labeling people. Why is that, and why are we so ready to label women? Anney and Samantha dish on the science of labeling and the pros and cons. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Do Female Astronauts Have the Right Stuff?
When Kennedy announced the lunar missions, several women hoped to make the trip. The women of Mercury 13 excelled at physical testing yet weren't allowed to work at NASA. Why? Find out in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Feminist Movie Friday: A Tale of Two Holiday Superhero Movies
Anney and Samantha dive into the feminism of two holiday classics: Batman Returns and Iron Man 3 (with bonus discussion on Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Indigenous Women You Need to Know
Natalie Evans of the Some Kind of Brown Podcast discusses some of America's most badass indigenous women. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Emotional Labor: Holiday Edition
When it comes to the holidays, women often shoulder a bulk of the responsibility for making them magical, whether it's meal-planning, meal-cooking, gift-buying, gift-wrapping, gift-shipping, decorating, cookie-baking, card-writing, phone-calling, peace-keeping, are you stressed yet?? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Imagining Forgiveness
Deeply personal and emotional, forgiveness is also deeply difficult, fraught, and when it comes it to women, sometimes weaponized. Anney and Samantha debunk some forgiveness myths, discuss how-tos, and dig into the potential health benefits of letting go. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Is Food the New Sex?
Have food morals replaced sexual morals? Do modern humans want pizza and chocolate more than sex? Surveys suggest yes. Listen in to this classic to learn more about how food and sex collide in the brain. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Fangirls Just Wanna Have Fun
As a culture, we are uncomfortably comfortable with mocking fangirls. Why is that? Spoiler alert, it's sexism. Anney and Samantha trace the history of fangirls and our dismissal of them, and discuss why fangirls run the world. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

A Not-So-Scandalous Look At Sex, Politics and Women
The recent resignation of Representative Katie Hill raised questions around abuse, revenge porn, and #metoo. Anney and Samantha look at past examples of women involved in political scandals and examine gender differences in the fallout of scandal (and take a quick look at what's going on with the ERA). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Firefighting Women
Although women have served as volunteer firefighters since the 19th century, putting out fires for a living is one of the hardest careers for women to pursue today. Brush up on the history of women firefighters and why gender discrimination still persists in many fire departments in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Getting to the Heart of Heartbreak
From ill-advised haircuts to sobbing over breakup songs, heartbreak is a powerful thing that can make us do all kinds of stuff. Anney and Samantha examine the gender differences in heartbreak, dig into whether it can be deadly, share some personal experiences, and ask the ever-important question: will our heartbreak go on and on? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Introducing: Before Breakfast, A Daily Productivity Podcast
Start your morning with productivity advice that will take your day from great to awesome. In each bite-sized, daily episode of the Before Breakfast podcast, host Laura Vanderkam share a time management strategy or an answer to a listener’s schedule question. The show helps listeners make the most of their time, both at work and at home. The mission is to give listeners practical tools to feel less busy and get more done. New episodes are available daily - listen and follow here, or via your favorite podca...


Female Firsts: Huda Sha'arawi
Yves stops by for another edition of female firsts, this time to discuss Huda Sha'arawi, the first president of Egyptian Feminist Union and Arab Feminist Union. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Introducing The Women
The Women features personal & candid interviews with changemakers. What was her first stand? How does she navigate successes & failures? What are the costs of fighting for others? Rose Reid's long-form interviews create an intimate setting for today’s most remarkable trailblazers, getting the core of who they are as people & professionals. Every week, hear the story of one person’s journey to do the extraordinary. It's time for the women. The Women is now available. Listen to the first episode here.  Lear...

SMNTY Classics: Villainesses
From the Wicked Witch to Ursula and Maleficent, portrayals of pop culture villainesses can tell us about views of real-world women. Find out more in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Women in Puppetry: Part II
In our continuing conversation around women in puppetry, we talk to puppeteer and artist Sarah Frechette about what the creation process is like, how the world of puppetry has changed, and what is it like being a woman in the industry. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Black Widow, Baby
Not the avenger. Following up on our episodes around female killers, Anney and Samantha return to the black widow killer, digging into definitions, explanations, and examples. Come get caught in our web. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: The Women Behind Disney
Did you know an army of Disney "animation girls" helped bring its classic films to life? This classic episode traces the evolution of women working in the early days of Disney and women in animation's continuing quest to shatter the celluloid ceiling. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Unraveling the Mystery of the Winchester House
Stairs that lead to nowhere. Hidden passages. Upside down pillars. Since it's 1923 opening to the public, the Winchester Mystery House has attracted millions of visitors, and even inspired a movie in 2018. But what is the story behind the house's creator, Sarah Winchester? Did she build the house to confuse vengeful ghosts as legend suggests, or was it the product of her whimsical design ideas? Anney and Samantha are on the case! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertise...

Women in Puppetry: Part I
With the help of puppeteers Kristin Haverty and Louise Lapointe, Anney and Samantha pull back the curtains on the women behind the puppets. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Farmer Janes
Being a farmer's wife used to be the pinnacle role for women in agriculture, but that's changing fast. In this classic episode, learn how more women are reclaiming land and running farms, becoming seen as the rising gatekeepers of sustainable food production. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Female Serial Killers: Part 2
The concluding chapter of our two-part look at female serial killers features some of modern history's most chilling examples. Who will make the final cut? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Female Serial Killers: Part 1
In part one of this two-parter, Anney and Samantha take a stab at explaining our morbid fascination with serial killers, the root of our cultural misconception that women can't be serial killers, the main differences between male and female serial killers, and attempt to separate the facts from the legend of some of history's most notorious female murderers. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Where Be (Female) Monsters?
Welcome to your worst (podcast) nightmare. Anney and Samantha delve into the storied history of female monsters, and talk about how we can bridge the monster gender gap. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Scares the Crap Out of You
In this episode, we look at the gender differences in fear. But don't worry. We'll get through this together. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Feminist Movie Friday: Alien Edition
As we approach the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Ridley Scott film Alien, Anney finally achieves her dream of dissecting the feminism, criticism, art and horror of one of her favorites. Samantha patiently supports her. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Two Podcasters Walk into a Bar
Anney and Samantha host a cocktail hour with some of Atlanta's brightest mixologists, sipping on drinks while learning what it takes to be in the biz. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Spill Your Salary Secrets
In this classic episode, Anney and Samantha spotlight the new podcast She Makes Money Moves. Salary talk with coworkers is becoming the new "do" in digital workplaces. recruitHER founders Gina Helfrich and Ashley Doyal share their insights on savvy negotiation, the power of salary transparency and how women and tech companies can jointly hack the wage gap. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Women in the Alcohol Industry
Two women whipping up creative cocktails in Atlanta's bar scene stop by to share their experiences, and their advice. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Roundup: Kavanaugh, #MeToo, Games and More
In this grabbag of an episode, Anney and Samantha do an update on some recent stories including new allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, #MeToo, trauma, board games, green army women, D&D and the mysterious more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Female Firsts: Norma Merrick Sklarek
Friend of the show Yves is back for another episode of Female Firsts, this time on Norma Merrick Sklarek, one of the first black female architects.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Mentors and MomStuff
Mentors and role models can be hugely empowering for women. Anney gushes about her mom, and we discuss the value of having strong women in our lives. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Where Are the Women in Political Campaigns?
Women are a rare sight in the upper echelons of political campaign management and strategy. In this classic episode, we look at why that is. The first two episodes of Modern Ruhles are now available. Listen here. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Send in the Clowns
Anney and Samantha sit down with two hospital clowns to discuss what it takes to be a woman in clowning, with all of its up and downs. Join us as we talk empathy, the power of human connection, and tooters. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The Opioid Crisis
What is the opioid crisis and how does it impact women specifically? Anney and Samantha discuss how we got here, and what we can do about it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: The Female Insomniac
As a followup to our recent episode on sleep (and not getting it), here's a classic episode on the question of why women are far likelier to suffer from insomnia than men. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


A Podcast by Any Other Name
Say our name, say our name. What's with our fascination with names? Why are there so few females Jrs.? Can SMNTY finally make a name for itself by asking what, exactly, is in a name? So many questions, so many answers! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Pulls an All-Nighter
Women are getting historically low levels of sleep. Why is that? Anney and Samantha look into why women struggle to catch some zzzs, and share some tips for getting better sleep. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Clowns Around
Throughout our history, clowning has been a powerful art form, capable of bringing joy and swaying politicians. Come wire walk with us as we look at famous female clowns, past and present. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Sees Red
The color red is associated with a lot of things: passion, lust, danger, anger, love, hate, power. Anney and Samantha talk color theory, the power of red, and just what it means to don a red dress.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: The Science of BFFs
What's the scientific function of best friendship? Cristen and Caroline put besties and bromances under the microscope to discover the pros and cons of how these influential relationships shape our lives. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: The Science of BFFs
What's the scientific function of best friendship? Cristen and Caroline put besties and bromances under the microscope to discover the pros and cons of how these influential relationships shape our lives. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


The Fake Geek Girl Strikes Back
Is the mythical fake geek girl a phantom menace? Anney and Samantha investigate, and wonder if there is a new hope for detoxifying toxic fandoms. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

It Ain't Easy Being Green?
A recent study found straight men avoid environmentally-friendly behaviors out of fears that people will perceive them as gay. Anney and Samantha sort through homophobia, sexism, and environmental issues. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Can You Be Friends with an Ex?
After a romance fail, should you stay friends with an ex? Studies show that most people attempt post-romantic friendships -- but how does it work out? Find out in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Shine Theory
According to Shine Theory, powerful women make the best friends. But does success in life and career get in the way of healthy female friendships? Learn more in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Women Supporting Women
Don't underestimate the value of women supporting women. Anney and Samantha talk the power of uplifting and ampilfying the voices of other women.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Daddy's Girls
How do girls' relationships with their fathers influence who they grow up to become? This classic episode unpacks the psychology of "daddy issues" and the unique dynamics of father-daughter bonding. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Bridging the Podcast Gender Gap
Even though women listen to podcasts at about the same rate as men, there's a gender gap when it comes to hosts. Why is that, and how do we fix it? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Mental Positivity
Anney and Samantha discuss mental health, and how to take care of yourself and others during a time of crisis. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The Dutiful Daughter
Women often take the brunt of caring for aging and ill parents. Anney and Samantha take a look at the costs, and share personal experiences about what it looks like. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Body Positivity
What exactly is body positivity, and does it have a negative side? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Spotlight: Everywhere
Anney and Samantha introduce a new travel podcast from friend Daniel Scheffler called Everywhere. And in the spirit of the show, they revisit a classic episode about wanderlust. The first few episodes of Everywhere are now available. Listen here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Spray Tan Politics
Suntanned skin became a seasonal beauty standard for wealthy white women in the 1920s. Past hosts Cristen and Caroline explore the class and colorism behind our tanning tradition and spotlight why there's far more than Coco Chanel's revolutionary sunburn in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Meet our queer fashion panel!
For many LGBTQ folks, the personal takes on an element of the political when it's time to get dressed. In this classic episode, Caroline chats with designer Leon Wu, style expert Sonny Oram and beauty editor Aja Aguirre about the growing queer-fashion landscape and the importance of social media in helping shape communities and identities. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Takes a Hike
Anney and Samantha delve into the history of hiking, famous female pioneers in the great outdoors, and how to make hiking more inclusive. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Introducing: Ephemeral
Ephemeral, a documentary podcast by Alex Williams, consists of stories that may be unfamiliar, but the themes are universal; it's a window into our own fragile, material existence that begs the question, “How will I be remembered?” This clip from the "Switchboard" episode covers WWI, women’s suffrage, and one of the most important inventions of the 20th century: the telephone. Interview with historian Elizabeth Cobbs, author of "The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers." The entire first season of Ep...


Female Firsts: Gabriela Mistral
Friend of the show Yves stops by for another rendition of Female Firsts, this time to discuss Gabriela Mistral, the first Latin American to win Nobel Prize in Literature. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Men Like Beer, Women Like Wine?
Your drink choice says a lot about you, or so society would have you believe. Why is beer for men, and wine for women? Anney and Samantha look into stereotypes around drinking, and discuss why we need to make the phrase 'girly drinks' a thing of the past. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Men Like Meat, Women Like Salad?
When it comes to gendered stereotypes around food, men are meat eaters, while women are laughing as they enthusiastically eat a salad. Why is that, and what does it have to do with sustainability and toxic masculinity? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Introducing Food 360
Chef Marc Murphy’s debut podcast, Food 360, is a true celebration of the culinary world. With a little help from historians, fellow celebrity chefs, food writers, and more, the Chopped judge and restaurateur examines food culture from every possible angle, shedding new light on even the most familiar culinary topics. He’ll explore questions like: Why does food taste better on a white plate? How do menu layouts affect the way we order? And what does it really take to open up a restaurant? Listeners will walk...

SMNTY Classics: Motivation Matters
Confidence is not a problem for U.S. women's soccer star Abby Wambach; the gender wage gap is. Recently retired, the gold medalist and top international scorer is shifting her focus from heading goals to tackling gender equality, and she's not going to let anything get in her way. Hear from her in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The Impossible Goal
Anney and Samantha talk about impossible goals, chasing perfection, fear of failure and self-sabotage. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What is Normal?
The average-sized woman in America is between a size 14-16. But we hardly ever see that in our media or clothing choices. Anney and Samantha dig into why, and discuss the new 'normal'. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Bisexuality: Part 2
In the second part of our bisexuality episode, our expert guests return with advice and resources for bisexual folks, and share some personal experience and even a bi-ku (bisexual haiku) along the way. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Bisexuality: Part 1
Anney and Samantha sit down with a panel of advocates, lawyers and researchers to discuss what it means to be bisexual, the issues facing the community, and what we can do about them. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Back in the Habit?
Humans are creatures of habit, but is habit a creativity killer? We talk about what routine looks like for women, and the benefits of breaking out of the same old thing every now and again. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

BDSM: Part 2
In part two of our look into BDSM and kink, our guests talk diversity, feminism, and advice. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Understanding Miscarriage
Miscarriage is one of the most common pregnancy experiences, though rarely talked about openly. This classic episode provides an overview of what miscarriage entails, what causes it, what doesn't and its psychological repercussions of pregnancy loss for women and men. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


BDSM: Part 1
The world of BDSM is vast and often misunderstood. A & S sit down with guests from this world to discuss all things kink in part one of this two part episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Female Firsts: Lorraine Hansberry
Contributor Yves stops by to talk Broadway and Lorraine Hansberry for our recurring segment on female firsts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Women <3 Monsters?
In our pop culture, women frequently lust after monsters. Why is that? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Daddy Issues
Are daddy issues, like, a thing? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

A Conversation with Lora DiCarlo
The founder of Lora DiCarlo joins Anney and Samantha to discuss the Osé, CES controversy, and female pleasure. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Is Plan B access bad for girls?
A while back, a court decision to lift age restrictions on purchasing Plan B emergency contraception set off a firestorm of controversy. In light of current events, let's revisit this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


The ABCs of being Ace
Adjoa Danso joins us to discuss asexuality. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The Spectrum of Sexuality
Are women inherently more complicated than men when it comes to sexuality? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: At Home Abortions
In this classic episode, take a look at the changing laws around pill induced abortion. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What are Crisis Pregnancy Centers?
Maya Kroth stops by to take us inside a crisis pregnancy center. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What's Happening with Roe v. Wade?
With the onslaught of state heartbeat laws in the US, Anney and Samantha check in on abortion laws and Roe v Wade. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Introducing Life Will Be the Death of Me with Chelsea Handler, an iHeartRadio Original Podcast
Listen to Chelsea Handler's first ever podcast series featuring candid, hilarious conversations about her life, her work and where she’s headed next. The podcast features interviews with celebrities such as Connie Britton, Jake Tapper, Sean Hayes, Mary McCormack and more.Life Will Be the Death of Me with Chelsea Handler is a production of iHeartRadio. For more podcasts from iHeartRadio, visit the iHeartRadio app, Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to your favorite shows. Learn more about your ad-choices ...


SMNTY Classics: Anna Delvey, This Summer's $cam Queen
Anna Delvey is back in the news. In this classic episode, we delve into her story and break down our fascination with scammers. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Involuntary Celibacy
Who are incels, and how did they go from people searching for connection and support online to a group largely composed of male supremacists calling for and sometimes committing real-life acts of violence against women? Anney and Samantha break it down. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Feminism: 4.0
Anney and Samantha do a check-in on feminism, and why people are still so afraid of the 'f' word. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Why do we celebrate Mother’s Day?
On Sunday, Americans will spend more than $16 billion dollars celebrating Mother's Day. This classic episode digs into why we treat moms to brunch and flowers every second Sunday in May, and why the founder of Mother's Day regretted how popular it became. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The New Adventures of SMNTY
Anney and new host Samantha check in with the past, present and future of Stuff Mom Never Told You (and go on a few tangents along the way). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
Christine Nobiss of Seeding Sovereignty stops by to discuss the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, and what we can do about it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Female Firsts: Banking and Ballet
Friend of the show Yves stops by with a new segment looking at female firsts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Becoming a Survivor
In this final episode of our miniseries on trauma, we talk about what it means to become a survivor. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Too Much Empathy
Is it possible to have too much empathy? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Therapy: Part 2
Therapy can be a powerful coping tool. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Bonus Interview: Dr. Shaili Jain and the Unspeakable Mind
After 20 years of working in the field and 10 years of research, Dr. Shaili Jain stops by to discuss her new book 'The Unspeakable Mind', and how PTSD is a public health issue that impacts all of us. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Therapy: Part 1
Ever wondered what therapy is like? Sit in on a session. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Bonus Episode: Trauma-Informed Training and Trial
In this bonus episode, a retired detective talks about trauma-informed training, and a lawyer discusses what a sexual assault trial entails. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Good Coping
Here's what good coping can look like. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Dating in the Era of #MeToo
The reckoning that is #MeToo has rippled out into the dating realm. Anney and Samantha dish on what it's like to date these days. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Bonus Episode: Rape Kits
A survivor of sexual assault shares her story, and we discuss the past, present and future of rape kits. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The Aftermath and Unhealthy Coping
Survivors of a traumatic event frequently resort to unhealthy coping mechanisms, from substance abuse to eating disorders. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The Cost of Coming Forward
Anney and Samantha delve into the financial, emotional and physical costs of reporting sexual assault. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Craft Beer Brewsters
Along with the rise of craft beer has come the revival of women brewmasters who challenge the stereotype of beer as a man's drink. Learn more about the ancient history and return of women to craft beer brewing in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Society, Sex and Women
Let's talk about sex, baby. Anney and Samantha talk sexualization, body image, masturbation, virginity, and more in this grab bag of an episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Trauma: Part 2
In the second part of our examination of trauma, we look at what trauma looks and feels like. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Bonus Episode: Women and Likability
In this bonus episode, Jack and Miles of The Daily Zeitgeist stop by to discuss the likability factor. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Trauma: Part 1
Trauma can manifest in a multitude of ways. Anney and Samantha talk about the different types of trauma. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Grooming 101
What is grooming and how do you recognize it? Anney and Samantha break it down. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: The Asian Fetish
The fetishization of East Asian women, derisively referred to as "yellow fever," is as old as the Silk Road. In this classic episode, we unpack the history and Hollywood perpetuation of stereotyping Asian women as either submissive lotus flowers or cunning dragon ladies, defined only by their exoticism and sexuality. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Are We Failures?
In the first episode of a mini-series looking at trauma and sexual assault, Anney and guest co-host Samantha discuss the question of failure. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Fictional Attraction
Where do celebrity crushes, affections for fictional characters and hero worship come from? Learn about the fascinating spectrum of parasocial relationships we develop with people in books, television and tabloids in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Cooking Shows
In 1963, Julia Child made an omelet on Boston public television and changed culinary history forever. Dive into the story of how television cooking gave rise to celebrity chefs who brought a new generation of cooking women into our homes for better -- or burnt. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Women In Entertainment Production
What is it like for women working behind the scenes of film and television these days? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Where did spring break come from?
The origin of spring break dates back to a Colgate University swim coach, and Fort Lauderdale was the first spring break capitol. Tune in to learn more about spring break, along with the relationship between spring break and sexual health. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Ariana Grande and the Question of 'Too Woke'
Miranda Hawkins gives Anney a rundown on Ariana Grande's music video 'Thank U, Next', and questions around what it is to be 'woke'. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: The Secret History of International Women's Day
International Women's Day, celebrated every March 8, is a holiday inspired by factory women going on strike for better wages and working conditions. Get to the bottom of the holiday's history in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Bonus Interview: Women in Tabletop Gaming
In this bonus interview, we continue the conversation around women in tabletop game development with Heather O'Neill and Heather Wilson of 9th Level Games. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Asian-American Identity
Friend of the show Sonam Vashi stops by to delve into the history and future of what it means to be Asian-American. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Mardi Gras Women
When people think of women and Mardi Gras, they probably imagine bare breasts and beads -- but that's certainly not the extent of women's participation in the Fat Tuesday fest. Just in time for Mardi Gras, enjoy this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


No Means No the First Time
Dating scripts and popular media teach us that with persistence, a 'no' can be turned into a 'yes'. But no means no. The first time. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Drunkorexia
In this classic episode, we take a look back at something making headlines again lately, "drunkorexia". This term was coined in 2008 to describe people who intentionally drink on an empty stomach to "save" calories and money, but it has more serious implications for the intersection of eating disorders and substance abuse. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Fighting Shirley Chisholm
Shirley Chisholm didn't want to be known solely as the first African-American woman in U.S. Congress and to run for the Democratic nomination for president. This President's Day, let's look back at life and legacy of this Brooklyn educator ahead of her time in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Princesses and Evil Step Mothers
Would you rather be a princess or an evil stepmother? Because for a long time, those were the only two paths open to women and girls in Disney movies. Guests Jamie and Caitlin of the Bechdel Cast join the show to discuss the representation of women in movies. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...